Sperry Commercial Expands in the New York Tri-State Area with Bloom Real Estate Group
Irvine, Calif. (August 27, 2020) — Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates today announced that Bloom Real Estate Group, the number one boutique commercial real estate brokerage in New York City, is joining as the company’s first affiliate in the New York Tri-State area. Led by Principal Broker Scott M. Bloom, Managing Director Sam Suzuki and Broker GieFaan Kim, Bloom Real Estate Group executes acquisitions and dispositions of commercial real estate. The company specializes in all facets of leasing and sales including office, retail, multi-family, medical, industrial, hotels and restaurants.
“Sperry has an impressive North American platform,” said Bloom. “It’s much more efficient for us to transact business outside of the New York area, especially as Sperry continues to add other countries. The volume of referral business will also help us recruit commercial brokerage talent.”
“I was also drawn to Sperry because of the people and the culture,” he said. “I’ve spent time with other organizations where everything felt very transactional and something was missing. The Sperry ‘family’ of affiliates is very collaborative. Everyone wants to help each other succeed and there’s a great deal of teamwork that enables that to happen.”
“I joined Sperry Commercial to help my real estate development business by sourcing deals and finding financing for my projects,” said Suzuki. “Sperry is a perfect fit for the goals we’d like to accomplish. We’re excited about future opportunities.”
Scott Bloom has more than 31 years of experience in commercial leasing and sales. Prior to forming Bloom Real Estate Group, his first 15 years at Newmark and what is now Colliers, representing both landlords and tenants, sellers and purchasers. As an owner representative, he has boosted occupancy in every assignment, improving rates from as low as 55 percent to 97-100 percent.
Bloom is an active member of the Real Estate Board of New York (Grand Central Committee Executive Board). In 2012, he was the Real Estate Board of New York Retail Deal of the Year Award Winner for bringing the first-ever supermarket to the financial district which helped to transform the downtown area.
Sam Suzuki has spent 34 years in real estate finance and development. His expertise is in real estate debt workouts, construction, multi-family management, and retail and residential development. His most notable projects are Gramercy 1860 Condominium, Clement Clarke Condominium, Loft 14, and Number 5 Condominium. Real Estate assemblage for the Dillon Hotel, Hildona Court, Red Roof Inn, and AHG Hotel Group.
He is an instructor for New York Real Estate Institute, and a guest lecturer at New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate and Baruch College. Suzuki was a board member of the Asian Real Estate Association of America and has served as Commercial Chairman of the Manhattan Chapter and the Vice Chairman of Commercial for the national organization.
GieFaan Kim specializes in investment sales and new development, and working closely with investors and developers. He provides exceptional service with a vested interest for his clients. He is the co-founder of Keller Williams NYC, a 900-agent firm. Some notable projects Kim has worked on include Loft14 and Number5Condos.
Kim has received the Outstanding 50 Award (AABDC) and A-List Award (AREAA) and has served on the Board of Directors for Keller Williams NYC, AREAA National and AREAA Manhattan. Kim is currently attending Georgetown where he is pursuing a Masters in Real Estate Development.
“Bloom Real Estate Group is a great asset to our team,” said Rich Enderlin, chief operating officer at Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates. “We are excited that Sam and Scott will help us expand in the New York metropolitan area. They both have deep experience in multiple disciplines within commercial real estate and have a great understanding of real estate finance. Their knowledge and insight will serve us well as we move forward.”
About Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates, LLC: Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates, LLC offers the highest level of commercial real estate services available through thoughtful, cooperative, and ethical practices. The firm is headquartered in Irvine, CA, and combines more than 200 sales professionals throughout 59 affiliate offices across the United States. CEO, Rand Sperry, specifically designed the company’s value-based franchise model to be able to weather the economic downturns and negative real estate trends that have occurred throughout history. Created for the smaller and regional brokerage houses & teams, this value-based model in a negative environment allows the Affiliate to maintain national brand presence and collaborate with a network of Affiliates in order to compete with other national brands. Unique to Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates, LLC are a system of tools for Affiliates that include a comprehensive real estate intranet and transaction management platform named Sperry CENTRAL and a custom designed marketing support software system called SperryLINK, among other immediate industry advantages. For more information, visit www.sperrycga.com.